Early Career

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Meet Genetics & Public Policy Fellow: Katharine Nichole Holm

Katharine Nichole Holm, PhD,  joined ASHG as the ASHG/NHGRI Genetics & Public Policy Fellow in August. ASHG and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) co-sponsor the Genetics and Public Policy Fellowship to give early-career professionals the opportunity to explore a career in science policy. We spoke with Dr. Holm to learn more about how... Read More

A Deeper Dive into ASHG’s Exclusive Digital Series on Professional Development and Industry Technology Forum, October 12-14

ASHG’s Annual Meeting is the premier event for professionals in genetics and genomics worldwide. The meeting is like a microcosm of the Society as a whole: a community participating in the latest discoveries, new technology and industry-led education, networking, skill-building, and so much more. Many of these aspects translate smoothly to the virtual environment, but... Read More

ASHG Announces 2021-2023 Human Genetics Scholars

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 10:00 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Kara Flynn, 202-257-8424 press@ashg.org ASHG in partnership with NHGRI, Biogen, GSK, Roche, and Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD)  are pleased to recognize this year’s Scholars. The Human Genetics Scholars Initiative was developed to help advance diversity and inclusion in the human genetics research... Read More

Loren Saulsberry ,PhD

HGSI Scholar Q&A: Loren Saulsberry, Ph.D.

Loren Saulsberry, PhD, Human Genetics Scholar, is an Assistant Professor in Health Policy and Health Services Research in the Department of Public Health Sciences at The University of Chicago. Her research program aims to evaluate and guide the implementation of pharmacogenomics (PGx) into clinical practice in a manner that advances health equity within genomic medicine.... Read More

Cristen J. Willer, PhD, Recipient of the 2021 Early-Career Award

ASHG Honors Cristen J. Willer, PhD with the 2021 Early-Career Award

Published: Monday, July 12, 2021, 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Krystal Foster, 631-946-0740 press@ashg.org ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Cristen J. Willer, PhD as the recipient of the 2021 Early-Career Award. Dr. Willer is the Frank N. Wilson Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Human Genetics, and Computational... Read More

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